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1. correct 2. my = correct; will follow up = the verb, yes. This is an example of what are called Phrasal Verbs: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/phrasals.htm 3. correct; and yes, "present" is a noun. 4. "on" is not a conjunction.
Friday, May 13, 2011 at 8:26pm by Writeacher
You're very welcome. This is an excellent website: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/ It's easy to navigate by clicking on Index and finding what you need in the alphabetical listings.
Wednesday, November 10, 2010 at 5:48pm by Writeacher
english double checking
This is also a really good and comprehensive website for all things grammar and usage! http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/ The INDEX is especially helpful when you are looking for something specific.
Thursday, November 24, 2011 at 12:48pm by Writeacher
Yes, good connection you made! This index is a terrific place to look up grammar and usage terms that you need explanations for: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/index2.htm This is, to me, the best grammar website out there! And... you're very welcome.
Saturday, August 13, 2011 at 10:02pm by Writeacher
Sentence one is awkward, but correctly punctuated. Sentences two and three are incorrect. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/commas.htm See #s 3 and 5.
Saturday, July 18, 2009 at 2:50pm by Writeacher
This has nothing to do with agreement. As Ms. Sue said, this has to do with parallel construction, and "b" is the only sentence that's correctly written. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/parallelism.htm Where are these questions coming from?
Thursday, May 12, 2011 at 9:07pm by Writeacher
English is involved, but computer guru's assistance is needed for content. Use this index to help you with grammar/usage/writing questions: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/index2.htm
Sunday, December 14, 2008 at 10:01am by Writeacher
Yes. One way is to use them as objects of a preposition. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/pronouns1.htm Scroll down and read the third paragraph in the section on Personal Pronouns. =)
Thursday, January 31, 2008 at 6:10pm by Writeacher
One more comma is needed in #1. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/commas.htm See #6 and let me know what you think about the second sentence.
Saturday, July 9, 2011 at 11:02pm by Writeacher
You might read this webpage (all of it) about compound words ... then let us know what you think. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/compounds.htm
Friday, November 5, 2010 at 5:39pm by Writeacher
http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/sv_agr.htm Read and study about subject-verb agreement. Then let me know what you decide.
Sunday, January 13, 2013 at 9:26pm by Writeacher
Jahnay -- it's a contraction, not a conjunction. All of you REALLY need to study up!! http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/index2.htm
Tuesday, October 18, 2011 at 8:50pm by Writeacher
You're still guessing. Go back to the link I gave you in the previous post. Also, here's a list of prepositions so you can see why this guess is not correct: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/preposition_list.htm
Monday, June 15, 2009 at 1:57am by Writeacher
http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/ Click on INDEX and then on Capitalization to learn more.
Monday, September 3, 2012 at 1:45pm by Writeacher
Here are the subjects and verbs. What do you think? 1. copy (and) magazine ~ has disappeared 2. Peggy (or) Phyllis ~ drive 3. Les (and) Miranda ~ is 4. muffler (but also) spark plugs ~ need http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/sv_agr.htm
Tuesday, February 3, 2009 at 1:37pm by Writeacher
#1 and #3 are correct. #2 is incorrect. You can review comma uses here: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/commas.htm
Friday, October 21, 2011 at 2:17am by Writeacher
Your previous question was answered for you. Now it's your turn. Look through the types of clauses and let us know what you think. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/clauses.htm
Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 6:25pm by Writeacher
I disagree. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/capitals.htm Study this webpage and let us know what you think.
Monday, November 7, 2011 at 3:52pm by Writeacher
It's both, I guess; technically, it's a comma splice. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/runons.htm
Monday, May 9, 2011 at 2:18pm by Writeacher
Sra is correct. There needs to be a comma after "bat" -- AND a capital letter at the beginning of every sentence! Comma use #3 -- http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/commas.htm
Thursday, March 26, 2009 at 12:18am by Writeacher
The sentence is correct, but it's also wordy (has more words than needed). http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/concise.htm Better: I was also surprised that I was no longer frightened by the story in that book.
Monday, November 30, 2009 at 12:06am by Writeacher
DrWLS is correct -- it's 2a. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/commas.htm Read #4.
Sunday, November 30, 2008 at 9:41pm by Writeacher
There are no correct answers in #1 -- all are comma splices. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/runons.htm#splice I disagree with your choice for #4. I agree with your choices for the others.
Friday, October 21, 2011 at 3:00am by Writeacher
Please don't type in all-caps. It's too hard to read, and it makes you seem as if you're SHOUTING at us!! Does the wheelchair have a fractured tibia? http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/modifiers.htm#misplaced
Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at 2:34pm by Writeacher
"in" is a preposition, not an adverb. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/adverbs.htm Try putting some of these words in where they make good sense: very mostly fast later earlier rather quite best (and there are other examples in that linked webpage above)
Wednesday, January 12, 2011 at 9:49pm by Writeacher
Go through and make sure that EVERY sentence ends with a period (or other correct end punctuation). http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/runons.htm When you have done that, you'll be ready to consider other things.
Saturday, March 17, 2012 at 4:10pm by Writeacher
First of all, you need to write all sentences with proper capitalization and end punctuation, too. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/commas.htm Scroll down and read #5 carefully. Then re-think your answers. I'll wait for you.
Monday, April 4, 2011 at 8:53am by Writeacher
Grammar basic English
http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/prepositions.htm Read through the prepositions in the paragraph here (prepositions are highlighted), and then let us know what YOU THINK.
Wednesday, May 2, 2012 at 12:23am by Writeacher
In this sentence, "What" is the subject and "song" is the predicate noun (also called predicate nominative). http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/index2.htm
Saturday, January 22, 2011 at 8:46pm by Writeacher
Grammar and Composition - Please help!
Check here -- http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/index2.htm -- and fix all of the following problems: run on sentences incorrect uses of hyphens correct uses of commas wordiness vs conciseness
Wednesday, August 8, 2012 at 9:37am by Writeacher
Yes -- it emphasizes a contrast. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/commas.htm See #7.
Wednesday, May 11, 2011 at 12:38pm by Writeacher
Yes, for parallel construction purposes. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/parallelism.htm
Monday, December 28, 2009 at 7:56pm by Writeacher
1. Mr and Mrs Lopez's plane tickets, incidentally, were found in the lobby. 2. Look, you've been unusually late all week, and I must take action. (compound sentence; needs comma before the conjunction) http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/commas.htm See #s 2, 3, and 4.
Friday, May 13, 2011 at 5:04pm by Writeacher
http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/marks/quotation.htm In the US, before (or inside) the closing quotation mark. And please remember -- it's spelled grammar.
Tuesday, October 6, 2009 at 2:21pm by Writeacher
Here's a webpage on dangling modifiers and how to correct them: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/modifiers.htm#danglers I just don't see anything like this in that sentence.
Tuesday, May 12, 2009 at 7:49pm by Writeacher
There is one SUBORDINATING conjunction in this sentence: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/conjunctions.htm#subordinating_conjunctions What do you think?
Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at 6:15pm by Writeacher
English Grade 11 College
The content of what you have written looks fine. However, if you need to be paying attention to mechanical things, such as spelling, grammar, usage, there's lots of clean-up work to do. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/runons.htm http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/...
Thursday, April 26, 2012 at 8:54pm by Writeacher
I don't know that there are whole books for this purpose. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/ Go here, though, and read through and study all the subtopics in the Paragraph Level and the Essay & Research Paper Level sections.
Sunday, April 1, 2012 at 12:41pm by Writeacher
Differential diagnoses include: Diabetes, adult-onset Cholelithiasis, acute You don't use a colon after a verb. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/marks/colon.htm Endocarditis, subacuteTerry Brazelton, MD is an expert in pediatrics. What? If you need help with your ...
Monday, October 19, 2009 at 12:27pm by Writeacher
Bobpursley is correct. There are run-ons after "I AM" and "I CAN." http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/runons.htm In addition, the reference "their" in this sentence is incorrect since the noun that pronoun refers to is singular: "when a ...
Friday, April 11, 2008 at 11:10pm by Writeacher
Fix all capitalization and punctuation problems, including fixing run-ons. Press the Enter key a couple of times between paragraphs -- surely this isn't one LONG paragraph! Then repost. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/capitals.htm http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/...
Friday, November 23, 2007 at 11:02pm by Writeacher
To Marjorie, Hi my name is Leslie - are you taking Medical Transcription I am taking MT and these grammar questions look familiar - where are you in the course - (because grammar comes up in several modules)
Sunday, July 10, 2011 at 12:18am by Leslie-To:Writeacher
JC's question -- http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/grammarlogs3/grammarlogs477.htm Scroll down about 1/3rd of the way until you see this very sentence used in a question.
Tuesday, October 18, 2011 at 8:50pm by Writeacher
http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/index2.htm Use this index to look up the explanations you need. Look up these things: verb tenses and uses different pronoun and antecedent topics
Monday, January 9, 2012 at 12:28pm by Writeacher
#1 - An additional comma is needed. #2 - Yes, there needs to be a comma after "department," but not for pause! That's not a good reason! http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/commas.htm See #4. There also needs to be a hyphen between "order" and "...
Saturday, July 9, 2011 at 10:56pm by Writeacher
http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/phrases.htm#infinitive = good explanations and examples of infinitive phrases. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/index2.htm = Excellent place to look up grammar and usage terms -- either to learn or to remember.
Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 7:04pm by Writeacher
http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/ Click on the Word & Sentence Level menu and scroll until you find the section on Punctuation. Then it'll depend on which marks of punctuation you need help with. Commas are the most tricky, but there's help here for ...
Sunday, May 4, 2008 at 9:47pm by Writeacher
Correct: 1, 4, 5, 6, 7. The commas in 2 and 3 are used correctly, but you haven't named the reasons correctly. Study this webpage: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/commas.htm
Friday, May 6, 2011 at 12:53am by Writeacher
Here are the kinds of things that need fixing: - fragments instead of complete sentences: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/fragments.htm - unnecessary repetition (redundancy): http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/concise.htm#redundancy and http://grammar.ccc.commnet....
Sunday, February 19, 2012 at 11:57am by Writeacher
http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/phrases.htm#infinitive Read and study the first section here, where the uses for infinitive phrases are explained and examples are given. Then give these your best try. We'll check your work.
Tuesday, February 5, 2013 at 6:57pm by Writeacher
http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/runons.htm Technically, #1 is not a run-on because all the clauses are joined by some kind of conjunction. However, it's WAY too long and needs to be divided into at least two sentences. #2 is correct, even though it reads terribly!! ...
Saturday, July 9, 2011 at 9:50pm by Writeacher
http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/index2.htm Here's one. Choose the grammar or usage element you need to study, and at the bottom of each webpage are exercises and quizzes. For example, see this one on comma usage: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/commas.htm
Wednesday, August 31, 2011 at 3:17pm by Writeacher
If the first two paragraphs are what you are supposed to correct, then go back and rethink it all. Here are some excellent links for punctuation lessons and examples: Commas: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/commas.htm Index -- to look up everything else: http://grammar....
Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 11:01am by Writeacher
No, review those punctuation and capitalization rules again. You also have a run-on that needs to be fixed. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/capitals.htm http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/commas.htm http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/runons.htm
Friday, May 20, 2011 at 3:37pm by Writeacher
Very good. Here are some specific webpages for you to use when you're writing or if you have this type of assignment again: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/parallelism.htm Check out the charts, especially. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/prepositions.htm ...
Saturday, March 19, 2011 at 8:57am by Writeacher
Here's a good place to start: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/sentences.htm#sentence_types This is one of the best grammar/usage/writing websites I've found. The Index is the best way to find what you need. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/index2.htm
Tuesday, October 4, 2011 at 8:03am by Writeacher
Here is an excellent webpage on prepositions: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/prepositions.htm =)
Thursday, February 7, 2008 at 8:44pm by Writeacher
Verbs fall into two main categories: Action verbs -- things you can DO ~~walk, talk, think, consider, believe, use, include, exclude ... http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/verbs.htm Linking verbs -- forms of "to be" (am, are, is, was, were ... ) and a few others...
Sunday, July 5, 2009 at 9:16pm by Writeacher
You mean "grammar" (with 2 a's), right? The sentence needs a period at the end.
Saturday, March 3, 2012 at 7:47pm by Writeacher
http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/intros.htm Once YOU get YOUR introduction written, feel free to re-post if you want someone to read it over for you.
Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 10:25am by Writeacher
Business Short Essay
Once you get all that done, here's an excellent webpage to help with actually writing your intro: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/intros.htm
Saturday, November 24, 2012 at 10:37am by Writeacher
http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/commas.htm There are several reasons. Study the categories here, and post sentences you have questions about.
Thursday, April 7, 2011 at 9:44pm by Writeacher
No need for "the" in this sentence. Sunlight is one of those non-count nouns, so "the" is not correct here. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/noncount.htm
Thursday, November 18, 2010 at 4:29am by Writeacher
http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/transitions.htm In the chart (scroll down a bit), check out the words in the summary section.
Tuesday, April 21, 2009 at 12:41pm by Writeacher
English (Comma Question)
http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/commas.htm Read through the examples here and let us know what you think. Concentrate on #s 2 and 3.
Thursday, April 12, 2012 at 6:27pm by Writeacher
Remember not to be wordy! Too many convoluted sentences will turn your readers off right away! http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/concise.htm
Monday, November 15, 2010 at 6:15pm by Writeacher
I used to call it "the hook" when I was teaching students how to write introductions. Read this carefully: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/intros.htm
Thursday, November 11, 2010 at 10:02pm by Writeacher
No. Here are some compound words: bedspread cookbook daughter-in-law (and many others) http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/compounds.htm
Wednesday, November 3, 2010 at 5:13pm by Writeacher
http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/transitions.htm Scroll down to the chart and check out the alternatives given in the SUMMARY section.
Friday, October 15, 2010 at 2:51pm by Writeacher
http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/combining_skills.htm Go through the directions here. Then post a set of sentences you have any problem with.
Thursday, January 21, 2010 at 6:01pm by Writeacher
English (Follow up From Yesterday)
Please, Alex -- it's "a lot" (not "alot"). http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/plague.htm See #20.
Sunday, January 18, 2009 at 7:29pm by Writeacher
Personal pronouns don't have apostrophes in their possessive forms. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/cases.htm my, mine your, yours his her, hers our, ours their, theirs
Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 10:11pm by Writeacher
Get rid of all instances of "you" and its forms. Get your comma usage under control (where you need them and where you don't): http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/commas.htm Revise and re-post.
Friday, November 16, 2012 at 1:41pm by Writeacher
Ap european history
http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/intros.htm Scroll down to the section that starts "Professional writers ... " There are several good ideas there.
Sunday, August 22, 2010 at 7:14pm by Writeacher
http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/transitions.htm Scroll down a bit -- there's a wonderful chart with all kinds of transition words and phrases to choose from.
Thursday, March 11, 2010 at 7:50pm by Writeacher
english, compound sentences
The two independent clauses are setting up a contradiction or opposites. Which conjunction will you use? http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/conjunctions.htm
Thursday, September 24, 2009 at 9:37pm by Writeacher
9th grade Eng pre ap
http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/verbs.htm Scroll down about halfway and read the section on Tenses.
Monday, September 8, 2008 at 8:22pm by Writeacher
First, second, third - those are fine. Nothing with -ly on it, though, unless you use finally. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/transitions.htm =)
Wednesday, March 12, 2008 at 7:36am by Writeacher
7 is correct. 8 is incorrect. Look up the 4 terms here, and re-think. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/index2.htm
Thursday, September 13, 2012 at 2:21pm by Writeacher
1. ... team has ... 4. This is a run-on. How will you fix it? http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/runons.htm 6. comma needed Everything else is fine.
Monday, May 14, 2012 at 1:26pm by Writeacher
No. Check that verb. It's an irregular one, and doesn't form past tenses with -ed. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/irregulars.htm
Sunday, May 2, 2010 at 9:00pm by Writeacher
http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/commas.htm Read rule #4 -- scroll down below the pink chart for specifics.
Thursday, October 15, 2009 at 8:27pm by Writeacher
can somebody give me an example of a pronoun http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/pronouns1.htm Many examples are given here. =) thank you writeacher
Wednesday, July 11, 2007 at 11:58am by eric
That is a run-on -- two sentences jammed together without correct punctuation to separate them. The word "then" is NOT a conjunction. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/runons.htm How will you fix this?
Wednesday, November 2, 2011 at 4:09am by Writeacher
http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/transitions.htm Scroll down a bit until you get to the chart. Choose from among the words and phrases included for each type of transition you want.
Friday, April 22, 2011 at 3:32pm by Writeacher
First of all, 1, 3, and 5 are wordy. Read through this webpage: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/concise.htm Then rewrite those three sentences. I'll check them for you, and we'll go from there.
Friday, March 4, 2011 at 4:36pm by Writeacher
There are three. Eating an animal has not always been ... it has tended to be done an automatic or an everyday ... on solemn occasions and for a specific treat. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/parallelism.htm
Monday, February 15, 2010 at 9:35pm by Writeacher
No, there should be no comma before "because." It's a subordinating conjunction, and it doesn't fall into either #3 or #4 in this particularly good list of explanations: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/commas.htm
Monday, July 21, 2008 at 3:46pm by Writeacher
Because of homophones and other confusing pairs/trios of words, such as these: there, their, they're to, two, too affect, effect accept, except etc. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/notorious.htm
Sunday, November 11, 2007 at 1:35am by Writeacher
http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/commas.htm This website has very good explanations and examples of when to use commas and when not to use them. Without specific examples from you, it's difficult to tell you much more than this.
Tuesday, June 22, 2010 at 1:28pm by Writeacher
How will you correct that run-on? Post your answer, and someone here will check it for you. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/runons.htm
Sunday, December 16, 2012 at 12:41am by Writeacher
... I will prove that it is green. I hope you won't use those exact words. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/intros.htm
Sunday, June 17, 2012 at 4:49pm by Writeacher
Only #1 is correct. The word "food" is a non-count noun: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/noncount.htm
Monday, September 26, 2011 at 3:51am by Writeacher
1. OK 2. Second sentence here is a run-on. How will you fix it? http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/runons.htm 3. OK 4. OK 5. ... on your excuse card.
Tuesday, May 17, 2011 at 5:24pm by Writeacher
2 is correct; 1 is not. You wouldn't use "a help" in this context because it cannot be counted (is not a "count noun"). http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/noncount.htm
Tuesday, March 9, 2010 at 7:29am by Writeacher
http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/transitions.htm Scroll down and consider the words in the first and last boxes of the chart.
Tuesday, February 23, 2010 at 9:54pm by Writeacher
http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/concise.htm I agree -- cut out the rambling, redundant stuff.
Saturday, November 21, 2009 at 9:00am by Writeacher
Correct the spelling of "quaters" to "quarters." In addition, read this: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/parallelism.htm Then let me know what you think. ??
Sunday, December 2, 2007 at 6:59pm by Writeacher
http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/intros.htm Be sure to read that carefully, especially the five different ways to do this. I'd go for the "surprising statement" but you'll need to decide what you want to use.
Wednesday, November 21, 2012 at 2:04pm by Writeacher
http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/intros.htm Scroll down here and read about five different ways professional writers grab their readers' attention.
Monday, May 14, 2012 at 4:15pm by Writeacher
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